International Nurses Day 2022: The role of a doctor is important for the health of the sick or patient, but in the health sector, along with the doctor, nurses also play an important role. In the Corona period, doctors and nurses are called corona warriors or warriors. During that time, along with doctors, nurses served people day and night. To honor this service, Nurses Day is celebrated every year in May for years. International Nurses Day is celebrated on 12 May. The day is dedicated to honor and honor the contribution of nurses. People understood the role of nurse during the Corona period, but the start of celebrating Nurses Day has already started decades ago. Do you know why and when did you start celebrating Nurses Day? After all, the service spirit of which nurse was noticed by the people and dedicated to this day. Know the history, importance of this day on the occasion of International Nurses Day.
Florence Nightingale’s association with Nurses Day
The celebration of International Nurses Day started from the year 1974 on January. The day is dedicated to Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Nurses Day is celebrated on 12th May in her memory. But learn about the reason behind celebrating Nurses Day initially in January and later in May and Florence Nightingale’s connection to this day.
Why is Nurses Day celebrated on 12th May?
Nurses Day is celebrated every year on 12th May. The reason for this is Florence Nightingale, who was born on 12 May. It was Florence Nightingale who started the Nobel Nursing Service.
Who is Florence Nightingale?
Florence Nightingale was born on 12 May 1820. He served the sick and the sick throughout his life. Florence’s own childhood was spent in illness and physical weakness. There was a lack of many health related facilities in those days. There were no power tools. Health activities were carried out in the hospital with lanterns in hand. Florence was always concerned about her patients. To take care of them, Florence would roam around the hospital even at night to check if any patient was in need. She used to work for the poor, sick and downtrodden. Her nursing service brought a respectable position to the nurses in the society. The Army Medical School was established in 1960 by the efforts of Florence.
When did the celebration of Nurses Day begin?
In the year 1974, the International Council of Nurses announced the celebration of International Nurses Day. After that, on this day, the International Council of Nurses started distributing kits to the nurses working in those days, which include many things related to their work.